Untitled Document
AP Top Political News at 8:09 a.m. EST

Trump overshadows young migrants' emotional trip to Mexico
MOLCAXAC, Mexico (AP) -- Tamara Alcala Dominguez sobbed, barely able to speak, as she buried her face in the sweater of the woman who cared for her when she was a toddler....

Trump courts business, labor in delicate balancing act
WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Donald Trump's opening work day offered a look at his tricky balancing act between American businesses and the working-class voters who propelled his march to the White House....

Trump undercuts bipartisan effort with voter fraud claim
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Even as President Donald Trump starts reaching out to lawmakers and business and union leaders to sell his policies, he's still making false claims about election fraud....

Minnesota Gov. Dayton, 69, collapses during speech
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) -- Gov. Mark Dayton collapsed while delivering his State of the State speech on Monday, striking his head on a lectern. The 69-year-old Democrat appeared to be conscious as he was helped into a back room several minutes later, and a top staffer said he walked out of the Capitol under his own power....

Senate Democrats to propose $1 trillion infrastructure plan
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Senate Democrats on Tuesday will propose spending $1 trillion on transportation and other infrastructure projects over 10 years in an attempt to engage President Donald Trump on an issue where they hope to find common ground....

Tale of 2 cakes: Trump's inaugural treat mirrors Obama's
WASHINGTON (AP) -- A patriotic cake cut by President Donald Trump at one of his inaugural balls Friday night was a replica of one served at an inaugural ball in 2013 for former President Barack Obama....

Trump's pick for health secretary faces new Senate hearing
WASHINGTON (AP) -- A second Senate committee is ready to interrogate President Donald Trump's pick for health secretary, a nominee who's backed by Republicans but under fire from Democrats for his support for tearing down President Barack Obama's health care overhaul and his past stock trades....

Analysis: Trump's trade plans to test his deal-making skills
WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Donald Trump said he was protecting jobs as he officially pulled out from the proposed Trans-Pacific Partnership trade deal....

NATO, Pentagon chiefs discuss military budgets, terrorism
BRUSSELS (AP) -- NATO's chief and new U.S. Defense Secretary James Mattis have discussed military spending and combating terrorism, the source of criticism of the alliance by President Donald Trump....

If Trump ends America's world leadership, who will step up?
WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Donald Trump's pursuit of an "America first" foreign policy is raising questions about who, if anyone, will fill the void if the U.S. relinquishes its traditional global leadership role. China and Russia are among the aspirants for greater economic and military influence, while an ambivalent Germany could emerge as the West's moral compass....

AP Photo
AP Photo/Pablo Spencer
Politics Video
Up to the Minute
Trump undercuts bipartisan effort with voter fraud claim

Emoluments, executive orders _ a Trump glossary

Trump courts business, labor in delicate balancing act

Senate Democrats to propose $1 trillion infrastructure plan

What the UK Supreme Court ruling means for Brexit

The Latest: UK to introduce Brexit legislation 'within days'

Trump's America: Caution in evenly split Nebraska county

Trump's America: Rural-urban divide in Georgia

Trump's America: Switching sides in struggling Pa. county